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Influential International VCs to Join InnoVEX Forum to Create a VC x Startup Matchmaking Platform

 2018-05-09


This year’s InnoVEX will be held from June 6 to June 8 in Taipei World Trade Center Hall 3. One of the co-organizers, Taipei Computer Association (TCA) stated that the startup ecosystem faces a demand from VCs’ for prospective startups to invest in, while the startups’ need investments and coverage. At the same time, the existing players, startups, and general public will need to know from the experts what the future of the industry will look like; the general trends and specific details. To answer these needs, the organizers of InnoVEX organized the Startup Ecosystem session within the InnoVEX Forum.
The forum is organized together with Asian Association of Business Incubation (AABI), the Chinese Business Incubation Association (CBIA) and the Asia-Pacific Accelerator Network (AAN). The invited speakers will share their experience in accelerating and investing in startups from the Asia Pacific region. We also invited Dominik Schiener, co-founder of the IOTA founder to share his insights on the future trends of IoT and blockchain.

Global VCs, Accelerators, and Incubators will Join InnoVEX Forum on AI, IoT and Blockchain

During the Startup Ecosystem Insights – Incubation Insights, the organizers invited:
- Chairman of Chinese Business Incubation Association (CBIA), Ching Yao Huang,
- CTO of Asia Silicon Valley Development Agency, Tsung-Ching Wu,
- CEO of Business Foundations Inc (Australia), Philip Kemp, and
- Director of Technology Business Incubation Center, NSTDA (Thailand), Sansanee Huabsomboon.
The speakers share how startups can use local incubators and accelerators to grow their business quickly.

In another Panel Discussion session, titled Startup Ecosystem Insights – Investment Insights, the organizers invited:
- CTO of Asia Silicon Valley Development Agency, David Weng,
- Managing Partner of TinkBig Venture Limited, Andrew Tan,
- CTO of Smart Life & Application SBG, LITE-ON, Bruce Bateman,
- Founder of Taiwan Accelerator, Kevin Yu, and
- Founder of STEEP Accelerator (USA), Jerry Damon Chang
The speakers will share the evaluation conditions and investment experience of venture capital investment in startups, as well as the latest investment trends and market strategies of accelerators.

Three Major International VCs to Speak on the Latest Global Startup & Investment Trends and Judge the Final Round of the InnoVEX PITCH Contest

TCA announced that to keep the visitors up-to-date on the global startup trends, organizers will once more invite Anis Uzzaman, the co-founder & CEO of Fenox Venture Capital, a leading Silicon Valley VC firm. Mr. Uzzaman will not only be a speaker for the InnoVEX forum, but also the chief judge for the InnoVEX PITCH Contest for the third consecutive year.

Also joining the third day Forum are the Founder & General Director of Deloitte Tohmatsu Venture Support of Japan, Yuma Saito and the Founder & Managing Partner of Imec.xpand, Tom Vanhoutte. Both speakers will have Keynote speeches in the afternoon of June 9. Both speakers will share their knowledge and experience on the startup ecosystem in recent years and bring up-to-date observations of the latest world trends. They will also participate in the judging process of the final round of the InnoVEX PITCH Contest where 8 finalists will compete for the USD 30,000 grand prize.

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